Taxon  Report   6485    
Physalis pubescens  L.  var. grisea  Waterf.
Gray ground cherry
Physalis pubescens var. grisea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Genus: Physalis
Parent: Physalis pubescens
Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

PLANTS other name:
Physalis grisea

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Physalis grisea
More information about  Physalis pubescens var. grisea
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Aug 24, 2019).